Each Sunday – we publish our “Sunday Weekly Farm Update”. The topics vary from week to week and season to season. Planting the garden, raising our chickens, the progress of our little wine vineyard and apple orchard – or the latest building project on the farm.

Quite simply, it’s our way of telling the everyday story of building our dream – Old World Garden Farms

Making Fall Harvest Soup – A Delicious Way To Clean Up Your Garden!

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When it comes to making great soup, it's hard to beat the amazing flavor of a fall harvest soup. Especially one that is created straight from your garden! It is…

Early Fall Farm Photos – A Final Look Around Before We Say Goodbye!

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A look around the farm before we say goodbye... Although we will continue writing our gardening, recipe and DIY articles as we travel the country for the next year, one…

A Farewell Sendoff At The Farm, The Adventure Of A Lifetime Begins!

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It is hard to believe that our "Adventure Of A Lifetime" is almost here. But it is! In just a little over a week, we will set out with our…

DIY – How To Turn A Garage Into A Studio Apartment With Shiplap & Metal

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If there is one project at the farm that was high on our list of "must-complete" this summer, it was turning the unused space in our garage into a larger,…

The Best Sweet Red Pepper Plant Ever! An Amazing Pepper Harvest

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It has been an incredible year in the garden, including an overwhelming harvest of quite simply, our best sweet red pepper plant ever! And that pepper plant we speak of…

How To Stain A Deck To Last – 4 Big Tips To Success!

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For many, there is no more daunting chore than painting or staining their deck or porch. But it certainly is a must when it comes to keeping a home looking…

The Completed Off-Grid Mini Cabin! A Look Inside Our “Shiplap Shanty”

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It's hard to believe, but out off-grid mini cabin project at the farm is all complete. And it even has a name now too! As we finished up the final…

The Best Way To Control Ticks In Your Backyard – Period!

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Is there really a way to control ticks without spraying all kinds of chemicals in the yard? It is a question that comes in to our blog quite often this…

Our Farm & Garden Mid Summer Photo Tour – Vegetables & Flower Time! -With Video

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As we strolled about the farm this past week to shoot a few photos for our farm and garden mid summer update, I was struck by just how lush and…

The Best Hanging Basket Plant We’ve Ever Grown!

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Without a doubt, we have a new winner this year when it comes to claiming the title of "Best Hanging Basket Plant" ever grown at the farm! Now, as you…

The Garden Experiment That Has Worked Wonders To Deter Pests!

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When it comes to finding a simple, all-natural method to deter pests from the garden, we may have hit the proverbial "Home Run" this year. Each and every growing season,…

We’re Coming To Your State! Help Us Find Your Local Must See Sights!

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We need your help to find the local must see sights in your state! It's hard to believe, but there are only 71 days left before we leave Ohio and…

Gardening With Too Much Rain – The Secrets To Success. (With Video)

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When it comes to gardening with too much rain, this has been a year for the record books. Up until Friday of this past week, we had an unbelievable stretch…

The Best Father’s Day Gift Ever! A Gift From Dad Above

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When it comes to the best Father's Day gift ever, I must confess this one came from what I am sure is a little help from someone who has been…

The Secret To Restring A Weedeater Trimmer In Seconds! With Video Included

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So just how do you restring a weedeater / string trimmer without losing all of your patience? Quite simply, a weedeater (or weed whacker, string trimmer or line trimmer as…

How To Stop Garden Weeds After The Garden Is Planted

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If there is one thing that gardeners wish for more than anything else, it is finding a way to stop garden weeds from taking over their garden once it has…

Our Spring Farm And Garden Photo Tour – The Farm Comes Alive!

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It is time once again for a look around the farm with our annual Spring Farm & Garden Photo Tour. And we couldn't be happier seeing the farm come alive…

3 Simple Tips For Planting A Successful Garden Quick & Easy! With Video

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One thing is for sure - when it comes to planting a successful garden quick and easy, it is amazing how a few simple tips can make the world of…

Traveling In A Teardrop Camper – 117 Days Left To Learn The Ropes!

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It's hard to believe, but we have just 117 days to go before heading out to see the country for an entire year traveling in our teardrop camper! And as…

How To Fertilize Hanging Baskets To Keep Them Flowering All Summer!

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What is the best way to fertilize hanging baskets to keep them gorgeous all summer long? That seems to be the million dollar question to the blog these days. And…

Saving The Dandelions – 3 Big Reasons To Never Spray Dandelions!

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So why do we never spray dandelions at our little farm? And why is it such a big deal to us to keep them blooming and thriving each spring? For…

Growing Straw Bale Cucumbers – A Simple Way To Grow A Great Crop!

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When it comes to growing an incredible harvest of cucumbers, it's hard to beat growing straw bale cucumbers. It is quite simply one of the easiest, low-maintenance methods around. And,…

The OWG Farm In Photos – Spring Arrives With Projects, Plants And Fun!

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Spring arrives at the farm! Finally - after what seemed like a winter that would simply never end, spring has sprung at the farm. It is hard to believe that…

The Secret Heirloom Tomato Plant That Will Change Gardening Forever!

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We have NEVER been more excited about an article than today's post of a secret heirloom tomato plant that will truly change the art of growing tomatoes forever! It is…
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